Young, well cast against type, plays a man charged with the murder of his wife. On the witness stand Young's story is related in flashback. A broker on Wall Street, he is married to Johnson, a wealthy woman he uses for her money. When Young meets Greer, a writer, the two begin a short
affair. Greer wants to end it and goes to Montreal, but Young claims he will divorce his wife and follow her. Johnson learns of her husband's indiscretion and, in an effort to save their marriage, buys Young a brokerage firm in Los Angeles. This effort backfires, though, when Young begins an
affair with Hayward, his partner's secretary. The partner (Powers) is angered by this, as is J...